Season 1

Episode 209: Brian

In this episode of Intermittent Fasting Stories, Gin talks to Brian, who lives in Brussels, Belgium.

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Brian is a conference interpreter who speaks twelve different languages.

Brian shares that he never had a weight problem until midlife, as weight crept on slowly. He heard about intermittent fasting on YouTube, but was confused because of all of the conflicting information. When he found Delay, Don’t Deny, intermittent fasting made sense to him, and he began his IF journey.

Brian has lost a total of 45 pounds. His skin tags fell off, he has cut down on his blood pressure meds, he sleeps better, and he feels 20 years younger!

You can find Brian’s podcast, Slowing Down: the Inevitable Embarrassment of Growing Old, where he discusses longevity using IF, yoga, and other ancient practices.

Brian’s advice: Stick it out. If IF feels hard at first, know it won’t stay that way. Your body is working hard on the inside.

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